Colonia (Uruguay)

Type: City
Name: Colonia (Uruguay)
Country: Uruguay
Latitude: -34.48
Longitude: -57.84
population: 24,870
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Argentina:A Women's Trip to BA and Iguazu Falls

Tags: Women's Travel Argentina South America Max HartshorneTango is an essential part of Buenos Aires. photo by Michael Molyneaux.A Women's Trip to Argentina:Buenos Aires and Iguazu FallsBy Max HartshorneSouth America is becoming one of the most popular ... [Published Go Nomad - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Uruguay launches wastewater treatment plant tender

Uruguayan state water utility OSE has launched a tender for the construction of a wastewater treatment plant in Fray Bentos.Bids are due on June 2, according to tender documents. The company did not disclose the budget for this project.OSE plans to invest ... [Published Business News Americas - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Montevideo to be point for cruise ships in 2014-2015 season

Montevideo will be a point for cruise ships boarding and disembarking in the season 2014-2015, as it was in 2011-2012, said Liliam Kechichian, Tourism Minister of Uruguay, country that annually receives about 240 cruise ships.This is a good idea that ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

A new Latin love affair: A week in unknown Uruguay, South America's little hidden gem

I walk around the Mercado del Puerto for seven minutes before I manage to locate a seat.It is midday, and every table is taken at the 20 steak restaurants set up under the vaulted roof of this 19th century market hall.Eventually, I spot a stool by the ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Uruguayans Surprised Mayor Jailed For Duty Abuse

MONTEVIDEO (Uruguay), March 31 (BERNAMA-NNN-Prensa Latina) -- Imprisonment of a mayor, accused of duty abuse, surprised Uruguayan public opinion with political figures, including Pres Jose Mujica, expressing their solidarity with him.Walter Zimmer, who ... [Published Bernama - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

My curious affair with Lisbon

The starting point is Praca do Comercio, an expansive waterfront square on the Tagus, also known as Terreiro do Paco. Recently restored, it now showcases sidewalk cafes, restaurants and museums and, on sunny days, crowds of camera-toting visitors and ... [Published The Japan News - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

From Argentina to Uruguay For A Day By Marjie CourtisOld Portuguese Quarter © Marjie CourtisArgentina’s Buenos Aires is often described as “the city that never sleeps” and so a relaxing day trip by boat to Uruguay’s town of Colonia del Sacramento sounded ... [Published Web Wombat - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Time to tango: New flight brings Argentina closer

12:00PMJoanna BoothWhenever British Airways introduces a direct flight, you can be sure it is to a destination growing in popularity with the UK market. So when the flag-carrier started flying non-stop to Buenos Aires at the start of this year, it was ... [Published Aspire Travel Club - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Leading the fast ferry way

Buquebús operates passenger and car ferry services across the mighty Rio de la Plata between the Argentinean capital of Buenos Aires and the ports of Montevideo and Colonia in Uruguay. As the largest passenger carrier between the two countries and one ... [Published Cruiseandferry.net - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Longing at first sight: My curious affair with Lisbon

My Angolan-Portuguese husband is snapping photos. I have my headphones on, tuning out the forgettable narration and tuning in when a fado comes on. The melancholy trademark music of Portugal helps me in my quest, propels me toward an understanding of ... [Published Zaman - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Peter's Post: Croatian ferries

There are direct ferry services between Split and Vis. A car-ferry or catamaran will cost you 45 Croatian Kuna (R87) per person. Ferries take two hours and catamarans 75-90 minutes. The main operator on this route is Jadrolinija (jadrolinija.hr), which ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 02 2014 - Updated Mar 02 2014 - 1 reports

Plaza De Torros Bullring In Colonia, Uruguay In All Its Abandoned Glory

There's not much that gets us excited over here at HuffPost Travel quite like an abandoned place in some part of the world. While the idea of an abandoned structure is certainly saddening and often times a bit eerie, there is still something magical ... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Mar 02 2014]

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...Three years ago she began traveling with women on Sights and Soul trips. "The experience was beyond what I could have imagined and I was hooked!" she said
Judge Virginia Ginares explained that what she did was starting the trial and clarified: "it does not mean they are guilty, the guilt will be proven at the time of the sentence."
...A wall inscription read: "Fado is a poem that can be heard and seen."
"Montes del Plata is supporting the contractors and all local stakeholders to expedite the start-up process" the company added

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Argentina:A Women's Trip to BA and Iguazu Falls [Published Go Nomad - Apr 14 2014]
Uruguay launches wastewater treatment plant tender [Published Business News Americas - Apr 08 2014]
Montevideo to be point for cruise ships in 2014... [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 02 2014]
A new Latin love affair: A week in unknown Urug... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 02 2014]
Uruguayans Surprised Mayor Jailed For Duty Abuse [Published Bernama - Mar 31 2014]
My curious affair with Lisbon [Published The Japan News - Mar 29 2014]
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay [Published Web Wombat - Mar 27 2014]
Time to tango: New flight brings Argentina closer [Published Aspire Travel Club - Mar 25 2014]
Leading the fast ferry way [Published Cruiseandferry.net - Mar 21 2014]
Longing at first sight: My curious affair with ... [Published Zaman - Mar 19 2014]
Peter's Post: Croatian ferries [Published Times Live South Africa - Mar 15 2014]
Plaza De Torros Bullring In Colonia, Uruguay In... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Mar 02 2014]
Uruguay Becomes a “Sanctuary for Whales and Dol... [Published Global Voices Online - Dec 16 2013]
Start Up of Stora Enso, Arauco, JV Pulp Mill in... [Published PaperAge.com - Sep 12 2013]
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Uruguay Becomes a “Sanctuary for Whales and Dol... [Published Global Voices Online - Dec 16 2013]
Photo shared by @PaipoUruguay  on Twitter. [Links are to Spanish-language pages.] In September, Uruguay adopted law 19.128 , which designates the country's territorial waters as a “sanctuary for whales and dolphins.” The law applies not just to ...
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